Tim Brazier has joined GFT, the leading provider of business, design and technology consulting to the financial services community, as Head of the newly created Application Simplification Practice.
Tim joins GFT from the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was MD of Application Simplification. In this role, he managed a large scale programme designed to simplify the application architecture across the bank. He has over 10 years’ experience working in consultancy as both a practice head and COO at Thales Information Systems and Catalyst Ltd.
At GFT, Tim will lead a specialist team within Design & Technology Consulting, where he will utilise his skills and knowledge gained in Architecture, Application Management, Business Consulting, Technology and Governance.
Tim Brazier, Head of Application Simplification at GFT, commented, “At a time when the global financial industry is facing significant cost pressures and unprecedented strategic and regulatory challenges, I am excited to be joining GFT, a company with an excellent reputation for helping clients’ meet their obligations and achieve efficiency allowing them to focus on their competitive offerings.”
Steve Lewis, Head of Design & Technology Consulting at GFT, said, “I am very pleased to welcome Tim as an integral member of the team. His expertise and experience in delivering organisational transformation through technology will be a real asset to GFT.”